Tudor Place Historic House and Garden

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Tudor Place was built by Martha Washington's granddaughter, Martha Custis Peter, and her husband, Thomas Peter, son of a successful Scottish tobacco merchant. The Peters asked Dr. William Thornton, architect of the U.S. Capitol, to design the stately neoclassical house with its circular domed portico and expansive gardens. Completed in 1816, Tudor Place remained under the ownership of six succeeding generations of the Peter family until 1983.

Following the death of its last owner, Armistead Peter 3rd, the historic site opened to the public in 1988 under the stewardship of the Tudor Place Foundation. Tudor Place brings to life the cultural and social history of over 180 years of the Peter family.

Admission is by docent-led tour. Tue-Sat 10am-4pm. Final tour 3pm.
House tour lasts approximately 45 minutes to 1 hour.

Closed January, all Mondays, and on: Easter Sunday, Memorial Day, Independence Day, Labor Day, Columbus Day, Thanksgiving Day & December 24-25
Adults: $10.00
Seniors (62+) & Military (with ID): $8.00
Students ages 5-17 (student ID may be requested): $3.00*
Garden only (with self-guided map/audio tour): $3.00
Thru Feb. 29, 2020Tour: Tudor Place Historic House and Garden
Thru Apr. 30Tudor Tots - Tuesdays, Spring Sessions
Apr. 19 & 20Eggstravaganza!
Tue. Apr 23Free Landmark Lecture: A Remarkable Friendship
Fri. Apr 26Homeschool Day: Nurturing Nature in the City
Apr. 26 – Oct. 25Guided Garden Tours
Sun. Apr 28Fourth Annual Earth Day Plant Sale & Picnic
Thu. May 9Tudor Nights: Here Come the Royals
Sun. May 12Mother's Day Fashion Tea
Tue. May 14Free Landmark Lecture: The World’s Columbian Exposition of 1893
Wed. May 2227th Annual Spring Garden Party
Thu. May 23Garden Luncheon: Amanda Nisbet Design
Sat. Jun 8Women of Tudor Place Tea & Tour
Thu. Jun 13DC JazzFest: Nicole Saphos Trio
Sat. Jul 6Summer Cool-Off
Thu. Oct 17Tudor Nights: Members Choice

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Tudor Place Historic House and Garden

1644 31st Street, NW
Washington, DC 20007
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